REACH LoWELL Community Health Worker
Lowell Community Health Center

Job Order #: 15089362

LOWELL, MA 01852

Full Time

40 hours per week

POSTED 6/24/2021

EXPIRES 10/31/2021

Job Description

MassHire Lowell Career Center has an opening for a Community Health Worker for a well-known Community Health Center in the  Greater Lowell area.

Schedule: Grant funded. Full-time (40 Hours/week). Non-Exempt. Some evenings and weekends required.


Job description and responsibilities
Responsibilities include the following  and other duties may be assigned.
- Conduct extensive outreach in their community, with the goal of enhancing awareness of resources
- Support patients and their families to navigate and access community services, other resources, and adopt healthy behaviors
- Work collaboratively with REACH LoWELL Coordinators to support providers through an integrated approach to disease management and community outreach
- Promote health education in alignment with REACH LoWELL strategies
- Provide translation of health education information as needed in Spanish
- Be knowledgeable about community resources appropriate to the needs of patients/families and provide services such as arranging transportation, referrals to community programs, setting up specialist and PCP appointments when needed and connect to financial support
- Collaborate with community agencies, coordinate resources/referrals and network with Community leaders
- Attend and actively participate in appropriate trainings and meetings relevant to REACH LoWELL strategies
- Provide advocacy for initiative priorities through a strong presence at community meetings, events and activities.
- Participate at various community events and Community Health education efforts, including community screenings, Community education groups and Health Center?s Advisory groups, as needed.
- Represent health center mission and programs at meetings, conferences, on the phone and in person
- Prepare reports in accordance with company procedures and ensure that the reports are submitted in a timely manner as required by REACH LoWELL Program Director and participate in staff meetings
- Assist with required data collection and evaluation reporting as directed.
- Provide evaluation support to REACH LoWELL team
- Reports to Program Manager

Qualifications and Requirements
- Lives in or familiarity with the target community and feels connected to that community
- Community organizing skills
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Strong presentation skills
- Two to four years? experience in a community based setting or health related position
- Demonstrated experience working with diverse cultures
- Detail oriented, with strong organizational skills and multi-tasking abilities
- Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team
- Experience working with grant funded programs
- Must have reliable transportation
- Proficient in remote meeting platforms (Teams, Zoom etc.)
- Proficient computer skills in MS Office
- Background or knowledge of project coordination

Preferred Education and Training
- Bachelor?s Degree in Public Health, Health Education or related field
- Community Health Worker Training Certificate
- Knowledge of medical terminology

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Bilingual in English and Spanish is required.

Please email your resume to thavrith.thao@masshirelowellcc.com for consideration

How To Apply

Please email your resume to thavrith.thao@masshirelowellcc.com for consideration

Address

161 Jackson Street
LOWELL, MA 01852

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No

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Name

Thavrith Thao

Title

Business Services Representative

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Phone

978-805-4875

Address

107 Merrimack Street
Lowell, MA 01852

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